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Latex anaphylaxis: report of occurrence in two pediatric surgical patients and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7623246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This report describes two cases of intraoperative anaphylaxis in children sensitized to latex. Both children were undergoing nonurological procedures and, despite numerous previous operations, neither had a history of unusual reaction or anaphylaxis during surgery. The problem of latex allergy is discussed with review of the current literature and suggestions for management.
Authors:
L J Means; F J Rescorla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1995 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-31     Completed Date:  1995-08-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  748-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesia, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anaphylaxis / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Latex*
Surgical Procedures, Operative*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Latex

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